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Salato Wildlife Education Center

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Wildcats, Turkeys and Bears, Oh My!!!

This is a great place to bring the kids and learn a little about Kentucky wildlife and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel I
Game Farm

We love the game farm! Its an awesome activity for families or just to take a walk and see some fun... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Lawrenceburg, Kentucky
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1 Sportsmans Ln, Frankfort, KY 40601-3951
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to bring the kids and learn a little about Kentucky wildlife and the ecosystem in Kentucky. We usually go there once or twice a year. There's a black bear, deer, a wildcat, turkeys and buffalo just to name a few...More

Thank Daniel I
Reviewed 8 August 2018

Certainly not a big zoo but very entertaining and educational for its purpose....to showcase native Ky animals, fish, and reptiles. A very good (and inexpensive) way to spend a couple hours in Frankfort! Look for the wild rabbits, geese, and ducks as you enter the...More

2  Thank MikeLovesHuntsville
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We love the game farm! Its an awesome activity for families or just to take a walk and see some fun things. My kids love it! The staff is always great. We go a few times a month.

Thank btm8004
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Easy walk outside & great play/hands on learning area inside. Both my 6 & 9 yr olds enjoyed it. It was a hot day on our visit and a lot of the animals were staying in the shade but could still be viewed.

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Love this place! Part zoo and part educational center and ALL fun! Great place for the family to spend a day to learn about local wildlife!

Thank ThreeFeathersRanch
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The nature walk was really interesting . You get to see the animals in almost a "nayural " envoirment. I would almost call it Frankforts best little Zoo. My wife especially enjoyed it after having cataract surgery. the animals were very clear to see.

Thank pamjoefrankfort
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Nice local place for families. Enjoyed brining my out of town family. It has grown over the years. Nice that you can get fishing poles for free.

Thank tkaverill
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Salato is a very educational, fun thing for any one to go to. It is very quite and enclosed. Is very safe for young exploring children. Seeing wild animals so close is amazing. When I went last I got to see the buffalo being fed...More

5  Thank Ambassador750007
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Been living in Kentucky for seven years now and finally made our first trip here. It is a great place for kids of all ages. They have some awesome displays of Kentucky wildlife (black bear, bobcats, deer, elk, bison...just to name a few). Make sure...More

Thank William O
Reviewed 27 March 2018

My husband is a forever fan of Kentucky Afield. He saw an episode featuring Salato Wildlife Education Center and decided we should take one of our grandson's there during Spring Break. This must be how it felt to be Elvis. We had the place almost...More

1  Thank skyoder
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$4 So sorry took so long. Have not been on TripAdvisor fir months